Letter: Myths of a ‘bustling’ downtown

To the Editor: Things are repeated so often, we all begin to accept them as gospel truths. “We are an arts destination. They are flocking to our beautiful downtown. The economic development is everywhere.” Let’s look at that one. We opened the Playhouse. Restaurants opened. Restaurants closed. We opened The Prospector. Restaurants opened. Restaurants closed. We opened ACT. We now … read more

Village Tavern: Main Street restaurant closed

Another Main Street business has shuttered its doors — this time perhaps temporarily. The Village Tavern closed for business earlier this week, but there are plans to reopen the business in the next few months under new ownership. “Recognizing the strength of the town there is a major restaurant group with locations in Greenwich, Fairfield and Westport ready to move in,” … read more

Ridgefield restaurateur pleads guilty to filing false income tax returns

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut has reported that Ridgefield resident Bruno DiFabio plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to file false income tax returns and payroll tax returns in front of U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport Thursday, Oct. 25. He faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years, a fine of up to approximately … read more

Village Tavern to donate Tuesday night’s proceeds to The Women’s Center

The Village Tavern and the Women’s Center of Danbury will hold a second annual fundraiser Tuesday, Sept. 25. Ridgefielders who eat at the Village Tavern throughout the day Tuesday will be giving back directly to the Women’s Center as 100% of all proceeds will be donated. Reservations can be made by calling 203-403-3400. The Village Tavern is located at 378 … read more

Open mic night at Village Tavern helps raise 100 coats for national nonprofit

Patricia James and Trish Shantz of P.J. Trish & Company at Keller Williams hosted a successful charity event for One Warm Coat at the Village Tavern in Ridgefield Thursday, Jan. 25. One Warm Coat is a national non-profit organization that works to provide a free, warm coat to any person in need. Coats are distributed in the communities where they … read more

Letter: Thank you, Village Tavern

On Monday, September 18th, Bruno DiFabio, owner of the Village Tavern, donated $5,772 to the Women’s Center, which was 100% of their sales from the entire day!! Thank you to everyone who dined there that day, the wonderful staff who graciously greeted everyone and to Germano, the award-winning chef who prepared all the wonderful food.   The Women’s Center provides crisis intervention and support services … read more

Village Tavern to host fundraiser for Women’s Center Sept. 18

The Village Tavern on Main Street will host a fundraiser to benefit the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury Monday, Sept. 18. Organizers told The Press that 100% of the day’s sales will go to benefit the Women’s Center, a nonprofit which provides prevention and intervention services for families and victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault. The fundraiser will run … read more

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